Non-Zero return code on successful decryption?

carl w spitzer cwsiv_home1 at
Mon Nov 3 12:19:34 CET 2003

Solaris is a form of *nix.  Return codes are issued so that scripts
running programs can make decisions based on how a particular program
completes its run.

Does Solaris use negative logic generally in tests?

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On Fri, 31 Oct 2003 11:01:47 -0600 seidls at writes:
>I have an automated script that will decrypt files that are sent to us 
>FTP.  One file that was received today the file would decrypt without
>issue, but gpg would return with a non zero return code.  It was 
>that the file could be decrypted from the output sent to the status-fd
>file, and from manually decrypting the file.
>I am using gpg 1.2.1 on a solaris box.
>Does anyone know why this non-zero return code was issued??
>script command
>gpg --options ${gpgoptfle} -o ${outputfile} <${inputfile} 2<${pass} 3>
>script command excuted (with set -x turned on)
>gpg --options /opt/mailbox/scripts/gpg.options -o
>0< /opt/mailbox/fawork/pgpwork/FILE1.330431088~24535 2<
>/opt/mailbox/etc/gpgdefaultkey + es=2
>[[ 2 != 0 ]]
>status-fd file output
>[GNUPG:] ENC_TO AF7F6D910EABD565 16 0

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